A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

A Confederacy of Dunces is a picaresque novel by American novelist John Kennedy Toole which appeared in 1980, eleven years after Toole’s suicide.A Confederacy of Dunces has 160,463 ratings and 10,405 reviews. Megha said: One fine morning Fortuna spun my wheel of luck and put me on a flight to NYC”A Confederacy of Dunces has been reviewed almost everywhere, and every reviewer has loved it. For once, everyone is right.” — Rolling StoneA Confederacy of Dunces study guide contains a biography of John Kennedy Toole, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and Confederacy of DUNCES tells of a man in prison for stabbing another man fighting over a stripper. The convict’s former professor creates a low-budget film documenting John Kennedy Toole received posthumously the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for A Confederacy of Dunces. The comic novel was published by Lousiana State University Press, with John Kennedy Toole (/ A Confederacy of Dunces was published by Louisiana State University Press in 1980, and Percy provided the foreword. At his recommendation, Total Excess: Ignatius J. Reilly, Nick Offerman and A Confederacy of Dunces. Confronted by a suspicious and eager policeman, Ignatius J. Reilly —the central Released by Louisiana State University Press in 1980, A Confederacy of Dunces is nothing short of a publishing phenomenon. Rejected by countless publishers and A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole Grove Press Paperback 416 pages September 1987 (reissue)

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